A standard bearer; also known as a baneur. [< Lat. banera, banarium = a banner]
Cf. Banner

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  • Banner — Her. A banner was intended to indicate some distinctly valorous action of its user. The primary distinction between banners and standards and *pennons was that banners were square, having had the elongated fork tail of the others cut off. Banners …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases